Tag: Bishop David Bard
Members prepare for 2023 AC
The 2023 Michigan Annual Conference begins next week, and Michigan United Methodists will worship God, celebrate ministry, and do good work together.
NCJ delegate election canceled
The special election for reserve delegates to the 2024 NCJ Conference, scheduled for this year’s Michigan Annual Conference, has been canceled.
Walking to Emmaus and Annual Conference
As the Michigan Annual Conference gets closer, Bishop David Bard asks us to hold the gamut of emotions we will experience there and remember to look for Jesus in our… Continue Reading Walking to Emmaus and Annual Conference
Utica UMC celebrates 200 years
One of Michigan’s oldest congregations thanks God for faithfulness and looks toward new opportunities in ministry.
Brown finds her gifts behind the scenes
As the newly elected Secretary for the North Central Jurisdictional Conference, the Michigan Conference’s Diane Brown discovers joy in her administrative role serving the church.
Resurrection don’t come easy
Bishop David Alan Bard’s Easter message asks us to hold the pain and honesty of Good Friday together with the hope and wonder of Easter.
Cornerstone votes to disaffiliate
Cornerstone Church, Michigan’s largest worshiping congregation, votes to leave the UMC and become nondenominational.
Conference program staff to transition, reduce
The Michigan Conference announces program staff restructuring, reductions, and reassignments needed to meet budget projections for 2024.
Annual Conference registration is open
Registration for Annual Conference is now open, and details on special guest speakers, service opportunities, and other activities are now available.
Mighty wind and quiet stream
Reflecting on the recent Asbury revival, Bishop David Alan Bard invites us this Lent to look for spiritual transformation in both dramatic experiences and everyday disciplines.